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Mohammad Aatish Khan

Aug 13, 2015


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Thank you for your contest entry. We have looked at your proposal and found that it contained intriguing elements; however, it does not address the contest prompt. We encourage you to review the contest resources page and to keep developing your idea before the August 31 deadline. You can also transfer your proposal to a more relevant contest or to the Proposal Workspace to re-open it, make edits, add collaborators, and even submit it into a future contest. You can do so by logging into your account, opening your proposal, selecting the Admin tab, and clicking “Move proposal” or “Copy proposals”. Reach out to us if you have any questions about how to complete your proposal. All the best, 2015 Climate CoLab Fellows Remarks: The proposal is based on a micro community model, where student teams are incentivized to create small social start-ups around waste management. Waste management is a critical issue in India and the involvement of students as a driving force is welcome. Some aspects that need to be addressed in the proposal are: the details related to the estimation of the total costs and the means of funding through certification fee from students, the existing institutional framework and how the student initiative fits into it, the linkages with Swachh Bharat mission, clarity on the start-up dimension, ensuring continuity of the initiative esp. with the community once the student team members graduate/move on, exposure of students to the best practices/technical solutions that currently exist in India and in other countires.